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ENSP 330: Introduction to Environmental law

research guide for ENSP 330

Following Those Citations!

"Research can be difficult, but you don't have to start from scratch if you follow the clues left by scholars who have gone before you!"

As you conduct your research, you will need to make note of the additional resources (book, book chapter, journal article) you identify in the bibliographies, references, notes and footnotes of the sources you are using. The reason for this? Because this is one of the best ways to further your research.

Keep track of your references! Use a citation management system 


Reagen, Chris. 2012. "THE WATER TRANSFERS RULE: HOW AN EPA RULE THREATENS TO UNDERMINE THE CLEAN WATER ACT." University Of Colorado Law Review 83, no. 1: 307-338.






For cases, use Google Scholar or Lexis/Nexis. For legislative materials use Congressional Publications.

For Books - use WorldCat

For Articles - There are a couple of ways to determine if we own the article and in what format.  It can be tricky to find the article sometimes, please email Judy if you are not finding what you need.
1. Use Google Scholar (make sure you have set library links to University of Maryland - Find@ UMD
2. Google and use the Reload button (
3. Use WorldCat and type in the title of the article or the journal name. 
4. Use the Citation Linker found here: